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Betrayed By 'Chacha' Paras, Chirag Paswan Wins Over 'Badi Maa'

Jul 11, 2021 Giridhar Jha

After Pashupati Kumar Paras' overnight rebellion, Chirag visited his ancestral home at Shaharbanni village to seek the blessings of his stepmother, Raj Kumari Devi.

Chirag Objects Induction Of Paras In Union Cabinet, Comes Up With Legal Threat

Jul 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chirag Paswan said Paras or somebody else siding with him can be made a minister as an Independent, but not as a member of the LJP with which they are no longer associated.


PM Modi Pays Tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan On Birthday: 'Miss Him Greatly'

Lok Janshakti Party founder and Dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan who was a minister in the Modi government passed away in October last year.

Chirag Paswan Announces ‘Aashirvaad Yatra’ From Father's Birth Anniversary, His Uncle Paras Hits Back

Jun 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chirag’s announcement has come at a time when he seeks popular legitimacy in a battle with the rival faction headed by his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras for the party's ownership.


LJP Factional War: Paras-Led Group Announces New National Executive

While LJP MP Pashupati Kumar Paras has announced a new national executive, ex-chief Chirag Paswan has claimed more than 90 percent of the national executive members are with him.

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16 June, 2021

Chirag Paswan May Go With Tejashwi Yadav If BJP Does Not Bail Him Out

Giridhar Jha

Even though Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Prasad Yadav fought with each other for a brief while for the railway portfolio in the UPA government, they otherwise shared a great rapport over the years.


15 June, 2021

Not Easy For Chacha To Snatch Paswan’s Legacy From Chirag

Giridhar Jha

The way LJP leader Pashupati Kumar Paras has dislodged Chirag Paswan, it is unlikely to endear him to the Dalit voters, who account for more than 15% of Bihar’s electorate


14 June, 2021

Bihar's Family Man, Ram Vilas Paswan's Party Splits, As Uncle Stages Coup Against Chirag

Giridhar Jha

Party MP Pashupati Kumar Paras, the younger brother of late Ram Vilas Paswan has led a revolt and ‘taken over’ the Lok Janshakti Party, leaving party president Chirag Paswan high and dry.


14 June, 2021

5 Lok Janshakti Party MPs Join Hands To Oust Chirag Paswan As Their Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

There has been no official comment from either Chirag Paswan, who has not been keeping well, or the rebel group so far.


29 January, 2021

Nitish Kumar’s Meeting With AIMIM's MLAs Gives Owaisi Reasons To Fret

Giridhar Jha

On Thursday, AIMIM legislators, led by their state president Akhtar-ul-Iman called on Nitish Kumar purportedly to discuss the underdevelopment of the Muslim-dominated Seemanchal region.


26 December, 2020

Following Defection In Arunachal, RJD Hints At Fresh Alignment In Bihar If Nitish Kumar Cuts Ties With BJP

PTI

RJD national vice-president Shivanand Tiwary, however, made it clear that the ball lies in the court of the JD(U) boss.


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16 November, 2020

'BJP Made You CM': Chirag Paswan's Swipe In Congratulating Nitish

PTI

'Hope the government completes its term and you continue to remain an NDA chief minister', tweeted LJP president Chirag Paswan


10 November, 2020

With Just One Seat In Its Kitty, Chirag Paswan's LJP Sinks And Brings Down Nitish Kumar's JDU

PTI

A 'sinister' campaign was run against Nitish Kumar as part of a 'conspiracy;' says JD(U)


05 November, 2020

Nitish Kumar Will Beseech Lalu To Help Him Have Another Shot At Power: Chirag Paswan

PTI

The JD(U), which has been at the receiving end of Paswan's pungent attacks, reacted testily.


30 October, 2020

RJD Ignored Women, Backward Classes During Rule: Nitish Kumar Slams Opp

PTI

When Lalu was sent to jail, he installed his wife (Rabri Devi) on the chair, but did nothing for the welfare of the women otherwise, says Nitish Kumar attacking Lalu Prasad


24 October, 2020

Won’t Promise 1 Crore Jobs, Says Tejashwi, As He Releases RJD Manifesto

Outlook Web Bureau

Job creation as a poll promise takes centre stage in the Bihar campaign


23 October, 2020

Bihar Elections 2020 | Those With History Of Making Bihar 'Bimaru' Will Not Be Allowed To Return: PM Modi

PTI

'BIMARU' is an acronym for Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. It was used to refer to the 'poor economic conditions' of these states.


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16 October, 2020

BJP Slams Chirag Paswan Of Spreading Confusion, Lies Ahead Of Bihar Polls

PTI

BJP Leaders Prakash Javadekar and Bhupender Yadav accused LJP president Chirag Paswan of spreading confusion and practising 'politics of lies'.


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Paralympian gold medalist Sumit Antil at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, in New Delhi.

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel rings the bell during inaugural ceremony of Youth Parliament at Karnavati University in Gandhinagar.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks at the inaugural function of the week-long 'Maharana Pratap Shiksha Parishad Foundation Day' celebration, in Gorakhpur.

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses during the inaugural function marking centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House in...

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